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Every Person Who Prepares is One Less Person Who Panics in a Crisis

The Woodsrunner Wilderness First Aid training program is intended for individuals who spend time or work within remote or wilderness environments, and who desire, or are required, to be certified in wilderness first aid knowledge and skills.

Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. When a person becomes injured, or ill, in the wilderness the time and distance to traditional emergency medical services may be hours or even days. First Aid providers in a wilderness setting will be faced with limited resources, must care for a patient for a much longer time, and need to make decisions about if, when, and how fast to evacuate an ill or injured person.

The goal of this training is to help participants develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to respond to a medical emergency in a remote or wilderness setting. Our Wilderness First Aid training includes real-life scenarios and hands-on skill practice to enhance the participant experience. 

Topics & skills covered during this course: 

  • Initial assessment -responsive and unresponsive.

  • Focused detailed Assessment

  • Severe Bleeding

  • Open chest injury

  • Burn Injury

  • Head, neck, and back

  • Long Bone Fracture

  • Abdominal problem

  • Pain, severe pressure, or discomfort in the chest.

  • Heatstroke

  • Hypothermia 

  • And much more…


Prerequisite: Certification in Adult CPR and AED is a prerequisite for this course and will be completed after check-in on Friday afternoon. 

Eligibility Requirements: All students younger than 18 must be accompanied by a paid parent or legal guardian.


  • 2 Year ASHI Certification (Wilderness First Aid)

  • 2 Year ASHI Certification (CPR & AED) 

  • STOP THE BLEED Certification

Accommodations: If you do choose to camp onsite we offer primitive camping as part of the course cost. However, you are not required to stay onsite for this course. If you choose not to, there are several hotels 7 to 10 miles away.


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